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February 27, 2019
Did you know the Florida Grapefruit League has called our beautiful Sunshine State home for 125+ years? We can’t blame them! We love our Florida sunshine, too!
Florida’s 2019 Spring Training Baseball season took its first pitch on February 22 courtesy of our very own Tampa Bay Rays vs. the Philadelphia Phillies in Port Charlotte. Throughout the month of March, 15 MLB teams taking the the field across our state as they warm up for the new season and entertain local crowds.
Several teams call Tampa Bay home during the season, including a hometown favorite…the New York Yankees at Steinbrenner Field on Dale Mabry Highway in Tampa!
This is a great way to introduce your child to a favorite team or spend the afternoon together as a family!
Here are some teams you can catch pitching in our area: (click here for game schedule)
Tampa: New York Yankees
Dunedin: Toronto Blue Jays
Clearwater: Philadelphia Phillies
Bradenton: Pittsburg Pirates
Sarasota: Baltimore Orioles
Port Charlotte: Tampa Bay Rays
Lakeland: Detroit Tigers
Lake Buena Vista: Atlanta Braves
Speaking of baseball…did you know the Tampa Yankees host a summer camp each year at Steinbrenner Field? They are featured in our 2019 Summer Camp Guide!
George M. Steinbrenner Field; 1 Steinbrenner Drive, Tampa, FL 33614 | 813-673-3102 | milb.com/tampa/tickets/baseballcamp
Receive professional instruction from the Tampa Tarpons, the Single-A Advanced Affiliate of the New York Yankees! The Tampa Tarpons Summer Baseball Camp is available for all children ages 6-13. Campers will receive a Tarpons hat, camp T-shirt and access to a pre-game cookout, followed by a Tarpons Game on Friday, July 26th.
For additional information please email Kate Harvey at [email protected].